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Cuts lawn uneven, one side shorter than other

I just put new blades on the riding mower, Craftsman 42" Briggs & Stratten. Still I get one side cutting shorter than the other. Is there an
adjustment that can be made to fix that situation?

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Was it cutting uneven before you changed blades? If so, you may not have gotten the blade on the shaft correctly. There is an adjustment in the center of the deck hanger on each side. You can turn the 9/16 nut up or down on each side to level it out.

Posted on May 28, 2009

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    gene_moore70 May 07, 2012

    check the tire pressure to make sure they are the same on both sides.

  • Richard Wilkie Oct 18, 2014

    theres an ajustment on the 1 side (right side and its a 3/4

  • Richard Wilkie Oct 18, 2014

    i mean left side

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